Gentleman Jim Corbett (George Montgomery) returns to the 1950s to fight Joe Louis (himself) to settle the debate of who is the better fighter. However, the fight will be off if Jim falls in love on Earth and a country girl presents a problem. Season 3, Episode 19 (February 6, 1955) Ronald Reagan hosts. Note: This recording is in terrible condition with video problems throughout. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, G.E. Theater, General Electric Theater, Ronald Reagan, Joe Louis
An ad seeking adventure lands author Dan Holiday (Alan Ladd) in a sanitarium where everyone keeps calling him "Stokes." Season 3, Episode 11 (December 5, 1954) Based on the Box 13 radio play, "Daytime Nightmare" which also starred Ladd. General Electric Theater was hosted by Ronald Reagan and the original ads are included. ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, G.E. Theater, General Electric Theater, Alan Ladd, Ronald Reagan
Robert Cummings (Love that Bob) plays a gunslinger trying to leave his life of violence behind and find acceptance in a peaceful town. But violence follows him from Texas in the form of a badman. Michael Landon plays an impressionable teenager that lookcs up to the gunslinger. Season 5, Episode 26 (March 24, 1957) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: General Electric Theater, Bob Cummings, Michael Landon, Classic TV, Western, G.E. Theater
Tippy-Top originally aired December 17, 1961 (Season 10, Episode 13) on the General Electric Theater anthology TV series which ran from 1953 to 1962. Starring Red Buttons as the imaginary friend of Ron Howard, it made for an unusual and entertaining episode. Both the story and the songs were written by Sidney Michaels and Mark Sandrich Jr, who would later team up for the Broadway musical Ben Franklin in Paris. Tippy-Top also utilized the talents of well-known musical arranger Conrad Salinger... Topics: classic tv, tippy top, tippytop, red buttons, ron howard, frank aletter, joan o'brien, conrad...